Medical Records and Health Information Technician Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for medical records and health information technicians in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of medical records and health information technicians among Massachusetts metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Medical Records and Health Information Technicians in Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,900
25th Percentile Wage
$36,410
50th Percentile Wage
$45,920
75th Percentile Wage
$59,460
90th Percentile Wage
$73,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical records and health information technicians in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $73,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,900.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of medical records and health information technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$45,920
2.00% 17.38%
2016
$45,000
4.82% -
2015
$42,830
9.01% -
2014
$38,970
2.51% -
2013
$37,990
0.13% -
2012
$37,940
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Medical Records and Health Information Technicians in Massachusetts Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical records and health information technicians in state of Massachusetts ranges from $38,990 to $53,170. The highest paying area for medical records and health information technicians in Massachusetts is Taunton-Norton-Raynham with a median annual salary of $53,170. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy (mean annual salary $50,900). The lowest paying area is Springfield with a median annual salary of $38,990.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Taunton-Norton-Raynham
$53,170
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$50,900
New Bedford
$50,890
Framingham
$48,800
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$48,380
Worcester
$44,860
Pittsfield
$44,520
Peabody
$43,070
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner
$42,380
Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$41,930
Barnstable Town
$40,010
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$39,820
Springfield
$38,990




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